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Yarmouth Walking Tour

Heritage Properties

Record #: YAR0105
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2020
Last Full Update: 01 Mar 2020


Located In Yarmouth (town)
Where To Find Us
Yarmouth, NS
Areas Served Yarmouth County


Phone 902-742-8868

Description & Services

With an eye on Yarmouth's architectural heritage, tour through the residential areas of Yarmouth and learn about a past which afforded the magnificent sea captain's homes so prevalent in the area.  
The 4km tour has 28 points of interest, including several museums.  
This self-guided tour is available free of charge at the Nova Scotia Visitor Information Centre on Forest Street. 
Amenities: restrooms, rest areas, guided brochure 
Architectural Styles to Look For Often the most interesting features of our older buildings are around the roof levels - LOOK UP! 
Click here for a Yarmouth Walking Tour Brochure. 
Ask for other Day Trip brochures at the Yarmouth Visitor Information Centre. 
Click here for more information and an interactive map

Special Information

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